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"We expect a dynamic and massive participation in the strike and the march to the centre of Athens. We will have 48 hours of working people, unemployed, young people in the streets," ADEDY’s leader Spyros Papaspyros told Reuters.

With Greece teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatisations agreed as part of a massive bailout aimed at averting the euro zone’s first default.

Prime Minister George Papandreou appealed to lawmakers late on Monday to back the measures in two votes on Wednesday and Thursday, which he said represented the final chance for Greece to get back on its feet.

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